Water For Elephants isn't a typical "Chick Lit" book but with movie stars Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon playing the main characters in the movie it fits the bill! With the movie coming out you may want to read the book before seeing the film. In Water For Elephants Gruen transports the reader to post-depression era where Jacob joins the circus and finds a bizarre world filled with beauty, cruelty, love, hatred and more. It will be interesting to see how the movie compares to the book. For a sneak peak, here is the movie trailer . . .